Since ancient times, creative movement has been integral to the development of humankind. In this seminar, Jessica Dycus, CWC, will explore why movement is important for our well-being and how it cultivates our potential through neuroplasticity, self-expression, and coordination with others. She will conclude with practical exercises and tools for discovering and developing creativity.
Shy as well as confident artists are invited to enjoy the benefits of two hours of creativity. Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro will show beginners how to break down organic forms into geometric forms, then add texture and color to bring it to life. More experienced artists will be given an extra challenge to make their negative space unique to their mood or personality. Coffee, kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with some light snacks and refreshments.
In this Lunch and Learn, Hot Topics in Functional Medicine: From Gut Health to Chronic Disease, Dr. Scott Jamison will present the latest trends and critical topics in health today, including autoimmune issues, SIBO, intermittent fasting, the gut-thyroid connection, cancer, and much more. He will discuss how functional medicine can help individuals get to the root cause of their health challenges and will review the core foundations and applications of this systems-based approach to medicine.
Beginners as well as experienced artists are invited to take inspiration from nature in this art workshop. To get warmed up, you will reference the work of New Yorker artist, Tom Gauld. Our Art for Well-Being instructor, Maria Ojascastro, will guide you as you illustrate your own lush garden. The workshop will gather on the outdoor patio, weather permitting, to nurture your creativity. Coffee, kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with some light snacks and refreshments.
Join us for an afternoon seminar with Tommy Tenholder, massage therapist and lead esthetician, who will address how to transition your skin from winter and spring into summer. Tommy will discuss a skincare routine, appropriate products, and tips on how to keep your skin healthy and glowing in the warmer months.
In this Lunch and Learn with Dr. David Trybus, our chiropractor and acupuncturist, learn how to support the body in the annual transitions between the five elements and the five seasons. Dr. Trybus will discuss the relationship between the times of the year and the body’s muscles and organs, while recommending beneficial habits to implement for each season.
Join us for a seminar with Ashley Wiegand, PhD, LMFT, BCN, addressing neurofeedback, an innovative new technology offered at PALM Health. Ashley will discuss how neurofeedback can be used in the diagnosis and treatment of concerns such as ADHD, concussion, anxiety, and other mood disorders.
We say that seeing is believing, but our perceptions can be distorted, and our thoughts can further amplify these distortions. Research from the Center for Well-Being at Washington University has shown that the meaning and perspective we develop in our lives has a profound impact on our physical and mental health. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Nigel Lester will explore the power of developing healthy perspectives and provide a practical guide to perceiving, reframing, and transcending problems to bring creative solutions to our everyday lives.
Like all other species on this planet, human beings have developed in harmony with the cycles of nature. In this seminar, our Director of Well-Being Coaching, Kevin Cloninger, PhD, PCC, will explore how nature affects human beings for better and sometimes for worse. He will also explore the healing power of nature and how an unbalanced natural environment affects people in ways they are barely—if at all—aware of. He will conclude with some tools and exercises to help manage these interactions.
All female PALM members ages 40 and older and their guests are invited to schedule a mammography screening with the Siteman Cancer Center Mammography Van. The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine offers mammograms at no cost to women who qualify, per their insurance coverage. Funding is provided by Susan G. Komen® Missouri.